CFR China spot prices now available in the ICIS Asia Toluene Price Report

27 September 2016

The Chinese toluene industry is increasingly active with the country importing 700-800k tonnes of toluene per year, making it the world’s largest import market. Around 10-12k tonnes/month of contracts – out of 60-70k tonnes/month – are signed on a CFR (cost & freight) China basis.

To give you complete visibility on trading activities, ICIS has further enhanced its coverage by including CFR China price assessments. The newly added assessment is widely used by market players as a benchmark or reference for pricing toluene in the region.

The enhanced report will make it much easier for traders/producers/sellers in other regions to view both international and domestic prices in one Asia Pacific report.

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Unrivalled market intelligence on Asian toluene

Receive updates and information on reliable price assessments and analysis covering the Asian toluene markets, including price history and comprehensive commentary on changing trade patterns and trends. Understand the key price drivers and market conditions with access to all of the following:

  • Spot prices for FOB (free on board) South Korea, CFR NE Asia, SE Asia, India, ex-tank East China and India
  • Newly added – CFR China price assessment
  • Production news and market updates
  • Supply/demand trading activity changes to better reflect key drivers of price fluctuations

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